WeatherStrong® Outdoor Cabinetry

March 1, 2017

Florida-based Ideal Cabinetry has introduced a new modular Outdoor Cabinetry program under the brand name WeatherStrong®. These new cabinets are manufactured from a marine-grade waterproof polymer and feature 304-grade stainless steel hardware. WeatherStrong cabinets are built with precision dowel alignment and a fast-cure solvent-free structural adhesive system that provides excellent bond strength.

Furuno X-Class radar

January 1, 2017

Furuno has introduced the DRS6AX “X-Class” Radar. This radar sensor brings a renewed and refined 6kW open array to NavNet TZtouch and TZtouch2. The DRS6AX introduces a “bird mode” so flocks of birds can easily be picked out at various ranges without manual tuning. Along with new technological advancements, the DRS6AX gearbox pedestal is 20 …

DOT Common Sense/Life-the-DOT Fastener tool

DOT Common Sense/Lift-the-DOT® Fastener Tool comes with two interchangeable dies—machined out of 4140 hardened steel—to prepare fabric for use with both Common Sense and Lift-the-DOT fasteners. Created by a marine fabricator, the tool was designed to save time and money by allowing fabricators to properly place fasteners and make small repairs without having to remove …

Taco Marine Carbon Fiber Outrigger poles

Taco® Marine Carbon Fiber Outrigger Poles won the Product Innovation Award in the Fishing Equipment, Gear and Tackle category at the 2016 Progressive® Miami International Boat Show. The carbon fiber design has the strength to accommodate modern fishing techniques. A patent pending, swivel roller mechanism allows for live baits or artificial lures to have a …

SuperMAX™ anchors

September 1, 2016

SuperMAX™ anchors provide a strong hold in any seabed and in many conditions, from grass to coral, tidal currents and hurricane winds. Manufactured in the U.S. from high-tensile strength American tool-grade steel (harder than any steel used in competitive anchors), the SuperMAX is hot-dip galvanized for years of protection. Available in rigid and pivoting shank …

Shock-mitigating pedestal system

July 1, 2016

The Taco® Marine Low Profile Seaspension® Shock-Mitigating Pedestal System has received a 2016 Top Product Award from Boating Industry magazine. Seaspension’s patented design absorbs shock and vibration to prevent pounding on passengers’ backs and legs. Because typical pedestals are rigid, they transfer wave jolts directly to the seats and people sitting in seats. Seaspension is …

Rub rail kits

Packaged with one-piece flexible or semi-rigid continuous coils in seven sizes and profiles, the Taco® Marine rub rail kits have a five-year warranty and include everything needed to easily give boats a new look and provide many years of durable use. To determine which rub rail kit is appropriate, view the Taco Marine Rub Rail …

Plier-action hole cutters

May 1, 2016

C.S. Osborne & Co. offers time-saving plier-action hole cutters designed for manufacturers and fabricators of marine covers, auto tops, awnings, canvas products, cockpit covers and industrial fabrics. Yellow zinc-plated frames offer strength for accuracy, and vinyl handles add comfort to reduce fatigue. Model 4000 cuts holes to set curtain fasteners. Model 4100 sets turn-button fasteners.

Tool holder

March 1, 2016

The holster-like Gunnie Tool Holder keeps drills and other tools safe and secure. It is a great “third hand” for any skilled tradesman or boat owner. The Gunnie can simply slide over the waist of a pair of pants or be permanently mounted to a tool belt. It is versatile enough to work with cordless …

Titanium nitride needles

Titanium nitride-coated sewing machine needles from Groz-Beckert are available for most brand sewing machines. Titanium nitride needles are stronger than standard needles resulting in better performance through most heavy textiles. The shape of the needle and the point contribute to less seam leakage, less needle breakage, less thread damage and fewer skipped stitches.